
02317061
j
1997b.00715
Howe, G.
Lord, N.
Stefan Banach (18921945) a commemoration of his life and work.
Math. Gaz. 79, No. 486, 456470 (1996).
1996
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge; Mathematical Association (MA), Leicester
EN
A30
banach, stefan
banachtarski paradox
doi:10.2307/3618071
This article charts the influential role played by Stefan Banach in establishing Polish mathematics. His main work in functional analysis is described, including the notorious BanachTarski paradox on splitting two solids into an equal number of pieces which are geometrically contruent, albeit not measurable.